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London's Record Shops
London's Record Shops

London's Record Shops


176 Pages, 7.48 x 9.65

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $25.95 (CA $34.95) (US $25.95)

Publication Date: December 2021

ISBN 9780750996044

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Dec 2021)

Price: $25.95


A Notting Hill Carnival city. A rock city. A rave city. A reggae city. A city of deep soul and funky jazz. A city where, from the Rolling Stones to Stormzy, cutting-edge music has constantly been created … London rules the game.London’s Record Shops celebrates the greatest vendors of recorded music in the world's foremost record-shop-city. From Brixton dub shacks and Hackney vinyl boutiques to Camden’s rockabilly ravers and Soho's feted jazz and dance shops, through Rough Trade and Honest Jon's to Sound of the Universe – these brilliant (sometimes eccentric, always engaging) emporiums are documented with striking photographs and incisive interviews. Anyone who loves music and/or London will find this book engaging and informative.


"A journey through "a city made up of interconnected villages" that leads us to see the colourful shelves and the tireless customers of shops specializing in heavy metal, dance, reggae and ska, jazz, soul, African and Latin music, alternative rock and pop and Not. In every house there is still always room for a new record." - -